News flash: Another Democrat threw his hat in the ring. It now brings the field to 72 candidates running for president in 2020.
In the Feb. 28 newspaper, there is a nice advertisement for a luncheon with county leadership sponsored by the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce at 11:30 a.m. March 15 at the King Kamehameha Hotel. I urge all those who have been sending written letters to the editor of West Hawaii Today to make an effort to be there and present written questions to our mayor.
WASHINGTON Tiptoeing along the edge of caricature, Sen. Elizabeth Warren says: Native Americans should be at the table with African-Americans for a robust discussion about making some Americans pay reparations to other Americans to atone for misdeeds by still other Americans. The enumeration of the misdeeds, and the assignment of guilt for them, will presumably come later. What is, however, already clear is that the Massachusetts Democrat is going to need a large table.
The Nov. 24 West Hawaii Today front page article, Turf war revs up, outlined some of the issues allowing Lyft and Uber to unfairly compete with the taxi business.
Sept. 11, 2001, was definitely a watershed moment in our history and in the loss of many of our constitutional rights. We have accepted too much restriction in exchange for what government tells us is for our own good, if they tell us at all. The right to be free is at risk in America today.